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Gripped by Drought By Arthur Upfield
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Frank Mayne owns a sheep station of about 800,000 acres in western New South Wales. On a visit to England he meets and marries Ethel. They then travel around the world for three years before going... More > home to Australia in the first year of a drought. After two more years of drought and a failed marriage that spawns an orgy of entertainment and other costs, Frank faces ruin.< Less
droughts and floods By patricia maynard
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Kids, Thistles and Drought By Gen Brechtel
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Growing up during the 1930s, Gen Brechtel is one of ten children. Told in vivid detail, Gen's story, Kids, Thistles, and Drought, captures her first six years growing up.
Kids, Thistles and Drought By Gen Brechtel
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Growing up during the 1930s, Gen Brechtel is one of ten children. Told in vivid detail, Gen's story, Kids, Thistles, and Drought, captures her first six years growing up.
Mother Goose in a Drought By Isaac Tanner Madsen
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Under the hot sun, Mother Goose finds her eggs keep boiling. Distressed by the situation, she asks young and old alike to read the tragic poetic tales of poor birds in hot weather and many other fine... More > stories.< Less
Role of Community Participation in Drought Risk Management By Stephen Musimba
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Kenya set a national target set to ending drought emergencies in the country 2022 in the Medium Term Plan III of Vision 2030. Community participation was crucial among priorities for action in the... More > Hyogo Framework. The importance of local initiatives and participatory-gender sensitive approaches in disaster risk management and sustainable development have gained popularity in the country. The Constitution of Kenya set the stage providing for citizen participation. While the constitution strongly advocates for citizen participation in the country as a fundamental right to involve local communities in building disaster resiliency for effective drought risk management, it is regrettable that there is still no clear understanding of the role of community participation. This research sought to determine the role of community participation in the management of drought disaster risk management in Kilifi County.< Less
The No Nonsense Guide to Heat Wave, Drought, & Hot Weather Safety By Jeffery Sims
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This book could save your life! The ebook edition of The No-Nonsense Guide To Heat Wave, Drought,& Hot Weather Safety is the latest in a series focusing on preparing for natural (and man-made)... More > disasters. This guide is designed to provide a comprehensive source for the latest research related to hot-weather safety. Subjects covered include: providing a basic survey-level understanding of hot weather and its effects on the human body; addressing long-held myths on what helps to stay cool (and what doesn't); the effects of droughts and heat waves; how to be proactive in preparing for hot weather; water-saving strategies; providing sound advice by government & weather professionals/researchers on the best courses of action during hot-weather events. This manual also contains several useful appendices that include a listing of government and charitable resources, a list of useful weather-warning smartphone and computer apps, a guide to specific types of sunburns, and several other relevant hot-weather topics< Less
The No-Nonsense Guide to Heat Wave, Drought, & Hot Weather Safety By Jeffery Sims
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This book could save your life! The No-Nonsense Guide To Heat Wave, Drought,& Hot Weather Safety is the latest in a series focusing on preparing for natural (and man-made) disasters. This guide... More > is designed to provide a comprehensive source for the latest research related to hot-weather safety. Subjects covered include: providing a basic survey-level understanding of hot weather and its effects on the human body; addressing long-held myths on what helps to stay cool (and what doesn't); the effects of droughts and heat waves; how to be proactive in preparing for hot weather; water-saving strategies; providing sound advice by government & weather professionals/researchers on the best courses of action during hot-weather events. This manual also contains several useful appendices that include a listing of government and charitable resources, a list of useful weather-warning smartphone and computer apps, a guide to specific types of sunburns, and several other relevant hot-weather topics.< Less
Bad Managers' Decisions: Why the Longest Drought in Boston's History Happened (1986-2003) By KP Wee
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This book looks at why the Bruins and Red Sox failed in their bids to win championships during the era of 1986-2003 - thanks to coaches and managers' bad pre- or in-game decisions. 1986, 1990, 1993,... More > 1998, and 2003 were examined.< Less
The Water War By Marc Alexander
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Lee Royle had come to Silver Bend at the urgent request of his brother Ethan. There had been a long, painful drought for many months. With no rain and the endless glare of the sun the herds of cattle... More > were dropping like flies. But not the Circle-Star beeves. For Boss Quinn had built a dam across the Snowy River and the small ranchers could only sit and watch as his steers grew sleek and fat whilst their own went mad with lack of water and died.< Less